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Sports Night (1998 - 2000)

Sports Night (1998 - 2000)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

The frenetic workplace of a cable-sports network is the setting for this alternately witty and poignant sitcom revolving around two cocky anchors and their neurotic producer. Created by Aaron Sorkin (`The West Wing'), the series was smartly cast and executed, and it deserved a better fate. The 1998 pilot won an Emmy for director Thomas Schlamme.
Creator: Aaron Sorkin

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Critics Consensus: Guided by its deeply felt affection for its characters, Sports Night continues to charm with patter so rhythmic you can dance to it.

1999, ABC, 22 episodes

Critics Consensus: Aaron Sorkin's irresistible rat-a-tat dialogue and an impossibly appealing cast bring an incandescent energy to Sports Night.

1998, ABC, 23 episodes


Josh Charles
as Dan Rydell
Peter Krause
as Casey McCall
Robert Guillaume
as Isaac Jaffe
Felicity Huffman
as Dana Whitaker
Joshua Malina
as Jeremy Goodwin
Sabrina Lloyd
as Natalie Hurley
Greg Baker
as Elliot
Teri Polo
as Rebecca Wells
William H. Macy
as Sam Donovan
John Kidd
as Aaron
Amy Powell
as Kelly Kirtpatrick
Megan Ward
as Pixley
Brad William Henke
as Christian Patrick
Clark Gregg
as Stranger
Tim DeKay
as Mitchel
Aaron Lustig
as Gilbert
Joy Behar
as Herself
Russell Andrews
as Matt McGreger
Alanna Ubach
as Catherine
Star Jones
as Herself
Cory Buck
as Charlie
Spencer Garrett
as Peter Sadler
Allen Garfield
as The Cut Man/Chuck
Doyle Holmon
as Roland Shepard
Nina Barry
as Claire
Felton Perry
as Homeless Man
Pierrino Mascarino
as Josef Borofsky
Mary Ostrow
as Female Patient
Joe Whyte
as Desmond Corey
James Goss
as Commissioner
Lisa Weli
as Redhead
Mary B. McCann
as Woman No. 2
Geraud Moncure
as Announcer 1
Mel Proctor
as Announcer 2
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Sep 22, 1998
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producers: Aaron Sorkin, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Tony Krantz, Rob Scheidlinger, Thomas Schlamme, Matt Berry, Jeff Lowell, Tim Doyle, Ric Swartzlander
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